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Troy Sieglitz dreams about geometry.
"Usually in my sleep, I'm figuring out what I need to do," he said.
The 29-year-old highway engineer doesn't leave math on his mattress when he wakes up in the morning. He carries the numbers with him to work, where he is helping piece together the Big-I reconstruction project.
Some of Sieglitz's computer-assisted drawings soon will become part of the largest construction project in New Mexico's highway history one that will rebuild the intersection of I-25 and I-40.
The Big-I, which crosses in the heart of Albuquerque and the state, carries the lifeblood of New Mexico both in terms of commerce and human beings.
Sieglitz is part of the San Francisco-based URS Greiner Woodward Clyde engineering firm charged with the project.
"The opportunity to work on a multilevel interchange is rare," he said. "In fact, it never happens in New Mexico."
In some ways, Sieglitz is not much different than the …